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Interview with Commissioner Fish: Forest Park talks are “back on track”

Commissioner Nick Fish talks Forest Park and “freak-outs”.(Photos © J. Maus) It’s been almost one year since citizen activist Frank Selker re-energized the issue of increased bicycle access in Forest Park. Since then his effort has sparked widespread momentum for the issue and now the City of Portland’s Bureau of Parks and Recreation has convened … Read more


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Commissioner to hold roundtable discussion on off-road biking in Portland parks

Commissioner Nick Fish wants to open up the dialogue on off-road biking.(Photo © J. Maus) Last month, rookie City Commissioner Nick Fish made his opinion of off-road biking clear. He told BikePortland that he was not satisfied with the current status quo of riding in the city and that he would work quickly to learn … Read more


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Commissioner Fish warms to more singletrack in Forest Park

“My interest is not in studying this to death, it’s seeing what we can actually do…I am committed to finding ways to significantly expand our current inventory of singletrack trails.”— Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner The idea of mountain bike access in Forest Park has been an issue for Portlanders for over two decades. Local … Read more


Silver lining to Bike Republic snub; Bike rentals coming to Waterfront Park

Scenes like this might becomecommon in Waterfront Park by this spring.(Photo: Wheel Fun Rentals) Back in August we reported that the former McCall’s restaurant site in Waterfront Park would become Portland’s first-ever, full-service bike commuter facility. The concept, proposed by Ken Nichols of Bike Republic, would have brought showers and lockers, a small retail bike … Read more